BlackBerry X10 photo surfaces ahead of next month's BB10 event

Shawn Knight

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Canadian handset maker Research is Motion isn't out of danger just yet but as we get closer to the promised launch of the company's next generation operating system, there are at least a few rays of light that indicate good...

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psycros

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Oh, RIM..you had one chance. One. So their genius move is to get rid of one half of what makes a BB special and superior to similar devices: the trackpad. The thing that makes a BB a mobile text editor. The thing that makes it possible for those with less-than-robotic motor control able to use a smartphone. I suppose they might have a virtual trackpad feature in BBOS 10, but I'd be shocked. Whatever hope I still held out has pretty much evaporated.
 

m4a4

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Oh, RIM..you had one chance. One. So their genius move is to get rid of one half of what makes a BB special and superior to similar devices: the trackpad. The thing that makes a BB a mobile text editor. The thing that makes it possible for those with less-than-robotic motor control able to use a smartphone. I suppose they might have a virtual trackpad feature in BBOS 10, but I'd be shocked. Whatever hope I still held out has pretty much evaporated.
Too early to tell. And it was the keyboard that made BB so good...
 
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